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of units where the physical demands are especially grueling. combat operations in iraq and afghanistan have already cost more than 130 women their lives and left more than 800 wounded. some, like dawn, were on the frontlines, commanding a platoon in iraq, where she lost her arm fighting alongside the infantry. >> there's not a big difference at all. a lot of the missions we did with infantry and artillery units. we were all fighting the same fight. >> reporter: the best machine gunners in the platoon was victoria rivers, who was tapped to go on missions with special forces. >> i was side by side with special forces, and it was pretty cool. >> reporter: but rivers acknowledges some military jobs may be too demanding for women. >> they just don't have the physical strength to do it. >> reporter: panetta's order will open 200,000 more jobs to women, primarily in the army and marines, where combat experience is considered a prerequisite for promotion to the top jobs. they will have to the end of 2015 to actually implement the changes. >>> a san jose mo
this guy's dad who convinced me to join this new unit - the sru. wasn't easy - not for any of us. hundreds apply, few make it in. first you take a psych test, multiple choice - what kind of cop are you? what kind of human being? - 1600 questions. and you get through that, then it's fitness tests and drills. we specialize in marksmanship... (gunshots pop) bombs, tech, psychology, negotiations. every day, you push yourself to your limit... go! go! go! go! ed: physically, mentally... so that you can handle the job when the job gets tough. (gunshots pop) because the job does get tough. but you work hard, you do your best. you do what you think is right and you'll find peace in whatever you choose to do. (grunts of effort) aghhh! (exhales) woman: watch the corner. we're almost there. we are getting way too good at this. younger woman: seriously. oh my god. okay. woman: so i'll tell you what i'm thinking. after work, i'll buy a bottle of bubbly, bring it back here, and we'll crack it open and celebrate your show tonight. just the two of us. well, maybe not the first time. second maybe? i could s
million break any time a movie is shot in an economically depressed area in the united states. and a subsidy forum made in puerto rico. all told, a fiscal cliff law designed to reduce the deficit, added $74 billion many spending through changes in the tax law. >> do you consider this pork? >> absolutely. this was filled with pork. >> reporter: republican congressman darrell, who voted no on the bill, said many house members felt blindsided by tax breaks that were never publicly debated. >> it's pork particularly because they couldn't get these through any other way, except by throwing them into a bill like this. >> reporter: but supporters of the tax provision say they will create jobs. don houser of the international speedway corporation, the owner of nascar, says faster tax write-offs will lead to more investment in stadiums. >> it's not a tax break. what it's doing, it's creating shovel-ready capital investment in communities that desperately need jobs. >> reporter: for many in congress who had sworn off pork barrel spending, these middle- of-the-night tax breaks represent
investigation by santa clara county district attorney's cold case unit and mountain police department. they have already made four arrests and one conviction for murder in the four years they have been working. >>> president obama wants white house anti terrorism chief john brennan to head the cia and chuck hagle is his pick for defense secretary. >> these two leaders have dedicated their lives to protecting our country. >> if confirmed he would replace leon panetta at the pentagon. brennan will fulfill the john patreus left after admitting to an extramarital affair. >> hilly clinton proved -- hillary clinton proved she could take a joke. she spent a few days in the hospital for a blood clot near her brain discovered after she fell she got a jersey with the number 12, the number of countries she visited as secretary of state. >> you think it is cold outside? >> cool. >> paul says it is nothing. >> high-def doppler showing dry conditions because of a big area of high pressure that will move overhead tomorrow, sunshine in 2 afternoon. that l above t
. >> every new commercial airline has issues. >> reporter: united is the only american carrier currently using the dreamliner. it says it has inspected its fleet. the faa chief has ordered a team of experts to scrutinize how the 787 was assembled and how its parts were manufactured. the emphasis will be on the plane's electrical systems. the planes will not be grounded during the review. >> i would have absolutely no reservation of boarding one of these planes and taking a flight. >> reporter: boeing is increasing production and plans to build ten dreamliners each month by the end of the year. joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> faa technical experts logged some 200,000 hours testing and reviewing the 787's design before the plane was certified last august. >>> one of those iconic san francisco twins has died. you know these ladies. vivian brown was the elder sister by eight minutes. she died in her sleep last night at an assisted care facility. her sister, marian brown, says she had alzheimer's. the browns moved to san francisco from michigan more than 40 ye
after it landed in boston. that jet's auxiliary power unit battery showed severe battery damage. the dream line certificate the first jet to use these batteries. faa ordered special precautions because of the tendency to over heat. >> those lithium based batteries are used in ipads, plug in cars in the past, millions of lap 207s have been recalled because of batteries over heating. >>> one of the most unusual rescues we have ever seen. a woman went out for a cigarette and became wedged between two buildings. it happened in portland the woman fell and got trapped in a space that was only 10 inches wide. firefighters used concrete saws to cut a hole in a cinder block to get her out. >> we used basically soapy water to kind of lube up the sides of the walls and then between us and her, she was getting out. >> wow, rescuers used high powered air bags to spread the walls and a propane heater, with a long hose to keep her warm during the 4 hour rescue effort. witnesses say she was on the roof of a building possibly smoking when she fell. >>> surf's
is being investigated by the special victims unit and then it will be presented to the d.a.'s office. liz, tonight, the 49ers' wide receiver is in atlanta and as of tonight, he is set to play in this sunday's championship game. >> all right, juliette. thank you. kim coyle joins us now. kim, how is this going to impact the team in sunday's game. >> reporter: he's the second- best receiver in the nfl. when colin kaepernick came, he became one of his favorite targets. so during the regular season, michael crabtree had the most yards by a 49ers' wide receiver since terrell owens in 2002. the investigation comes on the heels of one of the best games of crabtree's career. the 25-year-old caught nine passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns in saturday's win over the packers. but the former first-round pick has always been a bit of a mystery. he wears his trademark sunglasses during press conferences and rarely speaks with the media during the week. crabtree came in the league with the representation as a bit of a diva. as for the team, with no media a
again in boston and one month ago a united 787 made an emergency landing in new orleans after one of six generators failed. the plane itself never lost power. >> no matter how much testing you do there are some things that unfortunately are inevitably discovered during the real world of operational airline flying. >> reporter: cbs aviation analyst captain sully sullenberger says boeing and the airlines must show they're working hard to find the causes to the prones in order to maintain public -- problems in order to maintain public confidence. >> we have to make sure the system continues to work and these problems are quickly addressed. >> reporter: the airport is decked out with all nippon airway's banners for its nonstop flight between san jose and tokyo friday, yes on, a 787. five flights a week will help pay for the $1 billion airport upgrade. ana worked closely with boeing to help make the 787 one of the most quiet, comfortable and eco friendly planes today. ana has been heavily marketing the dreamliner as a flagship plane using it to dr
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